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The creators of the virtual reality-suit VRee received a significant funding from the Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij and accelerator LUMO labs. The VR-startup, based in Eindhoven’s brainport, has developed a suit which makes it possible to track the body of a gamer in real-time, and use this in a VR environment. This technology makes active eSports possible, but also creates a slew of possibilities in the areas of gaming, training and simulation. VRee and BOM do not want to disclose the amount of money involved.
Although the new president of the United States likes to believe that there is no such thing as climate change, that does not stop Climate-KIC from continuing their activities. The eco-friendly accelerator offers an intensive three-stages program for startups in the cleantech sector. The third and final stage of the program started last week with 10 startups lucky enough to make it to the final stage.
Accelerator Startupbootcamp has selected 11 startups to participate in their first FinTech & CyberSecurity program. The selection process took place on November 22nd and 23rd after which the accelerator announced the startups that will join their class of 2017. It is a special batch already, as among them is the 100th startup to be selected for Startupbootcamp’s Amsterdam programs. No specific startup received the honour of being Startup number 100 though.
We all know that the big money circulates in the world of banking. But still, 10 million euro surely is not a modest investment, not even for a fintech startup. Dutch startup Five Degrees just secured this astronomical amount of funding, in order to further developed their BPM solution for digital banking. Five Degrees offers its customer-oriented banking software to retail as well as private banks.
Inefficient working systems are something of the past, at least they should be. In our digitalized era, we have the right means to communicate efficiently. However, many companies are still not making use of available techniques. Howaboutsales is there to help companies work more efficiently. The Dutch-Belgian startup offers a SaaS solution that lets companies efficiently exchange data with their clients. Now that they brought in an investment of €700K it is time to expand.